The Social Media Writing Skills Course

Price: £ 365.00

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Social Media Writing Skills Course

An Intensive Course for Real Results

Give your social media writing skills a boost and expand your business

The Social Media Writing Skills Course teaches you the writing techniques social media rock stars use to create active, engaged and profitable communities.

With one-to-one tutoring by a professional copywriter, learn how to write posts that capture and grow your audience on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and blogging platforms.

Social media has become one of the most vital ways for businesses to reach their clients and customers.

In this course, tutored by social media and writing expert Tiffany Markman, you’ll learn how to leverage the power of social media for business success – whatever your business might be, whatever its size and wherever you’re based.

The Social Media Writing Skills Course Gives You...

Expert, Individual Feedback

Get prompt, honest, detailed feedback on every assignment from an award-winning writer. We focus on your unique writing strengths.

No Peer Reviews!

You will only be assessed by your tutor, an expert in their field. No more guessing and wondering how to write; you'll be guided line by line.

No Automated Marking

We use traditional methods of assessing work, as editors at publishing houses would. No generic feedback!

A Flexible Schedule

Work wherever and whenever you want to. You can easily fit our courses around work and other commitments.

Relevant, Usable Content

Easy-to-digest course notes that capture a lifetime of writing experience, ready for you to apply to your own writing.

Ongoing Assessment

Your writing is assessed continuously as your course progresses.

Discover the Latest Techniques for Building Your Online Social Media Community

Master writing skills to help you engage your reader

This course is for you’ve been too afraid, too busy or not confident enough in your writing abilities to get onto social media and start posting!

You will learn how to write compelling posts, with personalised feedback on your writing strengths and tips on where you need to improve. 

In this course, you will practise:

  • audience targeting
  • content and idea development
  • writing style and tone
  • call to action writing
  • writing for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and blog     posts  
  • what good content looks like
  • dipping into paid advertising

 

This course is for:

  • people working within the communications industry who want to learn more about social media writing
  • small business owners who want to increase their cyber footprint
  • hobbyists who want to promote their passion on a blog
  • anyone who wants to get on top of the latest online technology and gain more control over how they communicate

'Quite apart from the writing aspect, social media has never been my playground. Have I learnt a lot? Absolutely. There was always a prompt response to my never-ending questions and great, constructive feedback on my assignments. Tiffany was everything I could have asked for in a tutor and mentor.'

Gisele Crewdson, Social Media Writing Skills Course

Course Overview

Start your course at any time – applications open all year round.

COURSE FEE

Price includes VAT

Other currencies will be converted at time of invoice

NUMBER OF ASSIGNMENTS

12

The assignments vary in length.

NUMBER OF MODULES

3

These modules include around 75 pages of course notes.

COURSE DURATION

4

Work at your own pace – up to a maximum of four months.

START DATE: ANYTIME

Working with an individual tutor means you can start the course at any time.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

Basic writing skills are essential. Computer skills, e-mail and Internet access required.
No previous tertiary qualification required.

Social Media Writing Skills Course tutored by Tiffany Markman at The Writers College

Tutor for this course

Tiffany Markman

Tiffany Markman is an experienced copywriter, corporate trainer and event presenter who works on social and digital media, company profiles, websites, marketing material, radio commercials, corporate video scripts and more. 

Established in 2005, Tiffany’s company has worked on content for over 400 brands worldwide – both big and small. 

As a skilled SEO specialist, she helps clients use Google to organically optimise their web copy. Although she specialises in corporate and business writing, she also handles creative and agency projects. 

Over the years, Tiffany has delivered keynote addresses, created master classes and presented training courses for prestigious conferences, blue-chip companies, tertiary institutions and small businesses worldwide. 

Tiffany Markman won the 2020  Freelance Copywriter of the Year Award in the UK-based Corporate Livewire Prestige Awards.

Course Curriculum

Module 1

Social Media Basics

  • The ins and outs of social media
  • Optimising user experience
  • The Google Trust Factor
  • The hows and whys of writing style
  • Basic community management
  • Writing Assignments

Module 2

Blogging and Facebook

  • What is a blog and how do you set one up?
  • What makes for good content?
  • Steps to write a blog post
  • Facebook basics and getting started
  • How to engage your followers on your page
  • Tips for posting and advertising on Facebook
  • Writing Assignments

Module 3

LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram

  • LinkedIn basics
  • Tips for posting good content
  • Twitter: How to set it up
  • Twitter etiquette
  • Engaging readers
  • Instagram: Getting started
  • Tips for growing your fan base
  • Writing Assignments

Get These Additional Benefits

Lifetime Course Access

Benefit from free lifetime access to future course updates and access to our writing resources.

Join a Community of Writers

You will have access to our friendly Facebook community, daily writing tips and writing inspiration.

500+ Bonus Articles on Our Blog

A superb, constantly updated resource with articles on writing and interviews with writers.

Work at Your Own Pace

Our courses work around you. You can pace your course around your busy life.

Work Opportunities

Top students are invited to join our writers and editors for hire service.

Be the First to Know About Writing Competitions

We'll help you keep up to date with the latest competition announcements

Risk-Free 100% Money-Back Guarantee

We are so confident that you will love your course that if you’re not 100% satisfied with the quality of our training, simply ask for a refund within 30 days.

Complete the Application Form to Enrol on the Social Media Writing Skills Course

You will receive an approval email and invoice within one working day.

*If the application form doesn’t submit, please contact admin and we’ll assist you.

Questions? We've Got Answers

Detailed course notes covering the content of each module will be emailed to you. At the end of each module, you will be required to complete one or two writing exercises as well as some online tasks. You must also create a presence on Facebook as well as set up and run a blog. 

Once a writing assignment has been completed and emailed to your tutor, you will receive an assessment and feedback, and the module will be considered complete.

Absolutely. You have direct communication with your tutor for the duration of the course. The more questions you ask, the more you will get out of the course.

You will get lifetime access to the course, and you’ll benefit from all future updates and improvements to the course.

For the majority of our courses, only your tutor will see your work. Your work will remain completely private unless you get it published. In the journalism courses, your work might be published in the public domain, but you do have the final say as to whether or not it is published.

You will receive a Writers College Certificate upon successful completion of the course, provided you meet the following conditions: 

  • You must have completed all 12 assignments (ten writing exercises, a blog and a Facebook Page).

  • The course must have been completed within four months of registration.

  • A minimum average of 50% must be achieved.

  • Basic writing skills are essential.
  • Basic computer skills, as well as email and Internet access are required.
  • No previous tertiary qualification is required.

Because you will work with an individual tutor, you can apply for a course and start as soon as you want to. There are no specific start dates as would be the case with a traditional college.

An application is usually approved within one working day. Once we see proof of payment, your course will start.

You could be starting your course today!

  • Reading Time: 10 hours

  • Writing Time: Up to 20 hours

  • Research Time: Up to 20 hours

Once your application has been approved, you will receive notice of approval and an invoice via email. As soon as we see proof of payment, you will receive the first module. We will also send you your tutor’s email address and your login details. Your tutor will also be in touch to welcome you.

Any work you create on our courses is owned by you. We will never make a claim to anything you produce. We follow the rule that copyright subsists with the creator (you).

'I learnt a lot from the course and feel I improved my writing skills for social media. Tiffany was great. She always [gave] me a tailored response, which I appreciated.'

Natasha Cherrie, Social Media Writing Skills

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